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Definition 1: food and lodging provided in addition to money - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where found or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they worked for $30 and found

(found is a kind of ...) something that remunerates

"wages were paid by check" "he wasted his pay on drink" "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

Definition 2: use as a basis for; found on - [verb of cognition]

Samples where found or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • base a claim on some observation

Synonyms for found in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of found ) found or ground

"build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"

Definition 3: set up or lay the groundwork for - [verb of creation]

Samples where found or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • establish a new department

Synonyms for found in the sense of this definition

(found is a kind of ...) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

(... is a kind of found ) set or place definitely

"Let's fix the date for the party!"

(... is a kind of found ) create and charge with a task or function

"nominate a committee"

Samples where found or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She set up a literacy program

Synonyms for found in the sense of this definition

(found is a kind of ...) start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning

"open a business"

Definition 5: come upon unexpectedly or after searching - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where found or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • found art
  • the lost-and-found department

(found is similar to ...) found after being lost

(means also ...) rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin

"a saved soul"

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